Win Tickets ($36): Portland 2014 Halloween Theater: The Reformers Present The Turn | A Remote Estate. A New Caretaker. A Classic Ghost Story Reimagined.

We are giving away a pair of tickets to The Reformers Present The Turn. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, October 6.

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From our sponsors:
The Reformers Present The TurnThe Reformers Present The Turn
Thursdays – Sundays October 3-22, 2014
Also October 13 & 25, 2014
7:30 p.m. | $18 | Recommended 14+
More info: thereformerspdx.com

A remote estate. A new caretaker. A classic ghost story reimagined.

The Reformers are thrilled to announce their upcoming fall production The Turn, their thrilling adaptation of Henry James’ classic ghost story Turn of the Screw.

The Turn is the tale of a woman hired to look after an orphan girl residing with a housekeeper in a lonely mansion. Two ghosts appear, and a struggle for the very lives of the children she is entrusted to protect, begins. Playing upon the similarities of the stories, the company will blend the play with elements of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.

Similar to last year’s successful thriller The Revenants, the play will take place in a home. The Reformers gave their audiences a terrifying good time last year and look forward to doing it again.

Please note: seating will be very limited!

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52 Responses to Win Tickets ($36): Portland 2014 Halloween Theater: The Reformers Present The Turn | A Remote Estate. A New Caretaker. A Classic Ghost Story Reimagined.

  1. Donna September 29, 2014 at 10:26 am #

    Love ghost stores – sounds scary!!!

    • Donna September 29, 2014 at 10:26 am #

      Stories!!

  2. Brittany C September 29, 2014 at 10:28 am #

    I haven’t been to a play in a really long time and this looks awesome! I can’t afford tickets because I work in nonprofit and have tons of student loans. Pick me please!

  3. jill truskolaski September 29, 2014 at 11:09 am #

    this would be so fun… love to go!

  4. Pam Taylor September 29, 2014 at 11:15 am #

    Last year’s production was so GREAT, I am looking forward to seeing this play-a great way to bring in Halloween!

  5. Brandi September 29, 2014 at 11:21 am #

    I’m new to the area and am dying to see something ghostly here…love it

  6. Jessi September 29, 2014 at 11:21 am #

    Saw their last show in the basement, and loved it

  7. A September 29, 2014 at 12:12 pm #

    I scare easily

  8. Heather September 29, 2014 at 1:26 pm #

    I saw The Revenants last year in the garage. It was so incredibly moving and scaring, I screamed and cried and applauded and loved. I can’t wait to see The Turn! I love Turn of the Screw and the 1961 movie adaptation The Innocents was creepy and chilling. I will be attending the play no matter of free tickets, but free is amazing! Can’t wait to see you guys again!

  9. Z September 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm #

    My house is haunted. I need things to do elsewhere.

  10. michelle September 29, 2014 at 3:46 pm #

    This sounds awesome!

  11. Liz Brown September 29, 2014 at 9:11 pm #

    I love ghost stories!!!

  12. Natalya September 29, 2014 at 10:33 pm #

    I saw last year’s zombie production and it blew me away. I have been excited for the next offering ever since. Now you offer free tickets?!? You guys are too awesome.

  13. CB September 29, 2014 at 10:54 pm #

    It looks fantastic and perfectly scary for the month of Halloween!

  14. Troy September 30, 2014 at 9:38 am #

    I love this story!!!

  15. Sara September 30, 2014 at 11:05 am #

    This sounds exciting and terrifying all at the same time! We would be forever grateful to win!

  16. Danielle September 30, 2014 at 1:05 pm #

    This sounds like a lot of fun. Count me in

  17. Ashley October 1, 2014 at 9:43 am #

    As someone who did not particularly enjoy reading The Turn of the Screw (Henry James can be so verbose I just want to tell him to shut up sometimes), I adore the story and have enjoyed every film and stage adaptation I have seen. I would love to see this production! And it’s in a house!

  18. MK October 1, 2014 at 4:24 pm #

    perfect for this time of year!

  19. Sandi October 1, 2014 at 9:16 pm #

    Tis the Halloween season! Yeeeehaw!

  20. Allie Kloster October 2, 2014 at 9:17 am #

    what a great date night! yay! i love halloween!

  21. John goodman October 2, 2014 at 12:11 pm #

    My girlfriend and I are big fans of both The Turning of the Screw as well as The Shining, so we would love to see this play!

  22. Kimi October 2, 2014 at 3:23 pm #

    The Turn of the Screw is one of my all-time favorite pieces of literature… For real.

  23. Meg Currell October 2, 2014 at 3:50 pm #

    I. Love. Ghost. Stories. My family mocks me for it, but I’m nuts about them. Seeing something like this would be SO COOL! Seriously hope I win.

  24. Jeanne October 2, 2014 at 4:34 pm #

    OH, sounds so scary, would love to attend this performance!

  25. Sara Goldman October 2, 2014 at 4:44 pm #

    I love this play!! How great to see a theater adaptation. I’d love this !

  26. Susan T October 2, 2014 at 5:19 pm #

    Read the book, saw the movie, and would be thrilled to see how this eerie story adapts to an injection of The Shining. Especially love theatre in an intimate setting.

  27. RonT October 2, 2014 at 5:43 pm #

    I’d love to be “a ghost of good cheer” while attending this “ghost story” play.
    In the spirit of Halloween, please pick me.

  28. eliz October 2, 2014 at 5:54 pm #

    This sounds like so much fun. Definitely in the Halloween spirit!

  29. Jennifer kerns October 2, 2014 at 6:46 pm #

    Love theater

  30. Scott October 2, 2014 at 8:01 pm #

    Sounds like fun

  31. Keeya October 2, 2014 at 8:20 pm #

    This sounds like a really cool and different kind of play. Would love to see it!

  32. Wendy October 2, 2014 at 9:33 pm #

    I would love to be introduced to this group and what a way to do it!

  33. lisa October 2, 2014 at 9:51 pm #

    I think this would be way too scary but my husband would love it…and he would love to see me scream.

  34. david October 2, 2014 at 11:03 pm #

    very curious to see how they pull this off, and already kudos for incorporating an old house as a member of the cast!

  35. John Thomas October 2, 2014 at 11:35 pm #

    pick me k

  36. Sherrie S October 3, 2014 at 8:53 am #

    This sounds so FUN! I would love to attend this.

  37. Danielle V October 3, 2014 at 8:56 am #

    Oooo… I love a good frightening tale! Usually horror films just make me roll my eyes, but I’m always on the lookout for something that makes me jump!

  38. Alissa October 3, 2014 at 9:28 am #

    Because I want to take my boyfriend to something creepy and hear him scream like a little bitch! He hates scary things. ;)

  39. Debbie Lusk October 3, 2014 at 9:55 am #

    I hate scary creepy things esp movies so this will be a good scare for me. I’ll want to see the end first though. Then it’s not so scary!

  40. Lindsay October 3, 2014 at 10:09 am #

    My boyfriend, a lifelong lover of live theater, has recently turned me onto it. I can’t believe what I’ve been missing! I’d love to surprise him with these tickets.

  41. Toby October 3, 2014 at 10:55 am #

    Help me start the best time of year off right! This looks really neat, i hadn’t heard of the prediction until pdx pipeline…so thanks!

  42. seth francis October 3, 2014 at 12:18 pm #

    scare me, entertain me, show me what culture is, i have never been to the theater and this could be my first! set the stage, tickle my fancy, rub me the right way i beg of you!

  43. Jen October 3, 2014 at 2:27 pm #

    I might pee my pants but I still want to go.

  44. Chris Schmidgall October 3, 2014 at 11:34 pm #

    Stellar cast! This promises to be frighteningly great!

  45. Andrea Mooney October 4, 2014 at 2:49 pm #

    I love the live theatre, I love Halloween, and I want to get off my couch!

  46. Kate October 4, 2014 at 6:03 pm #

    Spooky!

  47. Angie October 5, 2014 at 2:56 am #

    This looks so great. Like Jen wrote in her comment, I might pee my pants as well, but it would totally be worth it!

  48. Charlie October 6, 2014 at 4:21 pm #

    This looks thrilling!

  49. Brittany October 9, 2014 at 8:51 pm #

    Jeepers creepers, this sounds amazing!

  50. Annie I October 17, 2014 at 3:01 pm #

    This sounds so spooky! I would love to go.

  51. Brandon Triglia October 18, 2014 at 5:27 pm #

    Sounds like freakish good time!

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